Teaching and Research Assistant in Business
Imperial College London Business School
United Kingdom

Job summary

Imperial College Business School is seeking applications for Teaching and Research Assistants in an area relevant to the School’s teaching portfolio. The successful candidate must have completed a Masters programme with at least a merit before taking up the post. The successful candidate will work with faculty members in our Finance department participating directly in ongoing research while supporting teaching and teaching related...

Job listing information

  • Reference BUS00301
  • Date posted 3 November 2020
  • Closing date 2 December 2020

Key information about the role

  • Location South Kensington Campus (map)
  • Position type Full time, fixed term
  • Salary £32,850 – £37,089 plus benefits
  • Department Business School
  • Category Academic & Teaching / Non Clinical Academic & Teaching

Job description

Job summary

Imperial College Business School is seeking applications for Teaching and Research Assistants in an area relevant to the School’s teaching portfolio. The successful candidate must have completed a Masters programme with at least a merit before taking up the post.

The successful candidate will work with faculty members in our Finance department participating directly in ongoing research while supporting teaching and teaching related activities across department.  The post is aimed at candidates who are working towards an application to top PhD programmes in finance and economics and would like exposure to an academic research environment.  A passion and commitment to research should be evident in the application, as candidate will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate actively with faculty in research projects and activities, in addition to clearly identified teaching and teaching-related activities. 

Situated at the heart of London, Imperial College London is a research-focused university that has been consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the world and the top five institutions in Europe in the past ten years

Duties and responsibilities

As a Teaching and Research Assistant your role will be varied.  In addition to research activities that will foster your research skills, such as data analysis, you will be asked to contribute to the following types of teaching and teaching-related activities under the supervision of and in collaboration with relevant members of staff and faculty:

  • Assessments – act as ‘Assistant Examiners’, supporting the assessment and examination of students. You will be required to mark assessments based on clearly published criteria.
  • Learning Support – support teaching activities as directed by a member of faculty, such as problem classes and tutorials. You will be asked to be available regularly to support student learning.
  • Feedback – one of the main roles is to provide feedback to students either as part of the assessment process or during the learning support activities.
  • Develop research skills – in collaboration with faculty, you may be asked to support specific research activities.

Essential requirements

    • MSc in a relevant subject area.
    • Experience
    • Experience of peer tutoring or other type of learning support activities.
    • Skills & Abilities
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent inter-personal skills
    • Good co-ordinating and organising skill
    • Demonstrable evidence of initiative

Further information

Should you have any queries please contact:

Christopher Neill – Assistant Director, Finance Programmes – c.neill@imperial.ac.uk  

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk


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